the perfect jean

j. crew matchstick jeans

November 7th, 2012

It’s official: my skinny jeans “moment” has officially passed. I’m so relieved. I was late to the trend anyway (finally giving in at the urging of my fashion consultant daughter), and never really got into it. I mean, seriously – are they jeans? Are they leggings?  And could they BE more uncomfortable? Too low cut. […]


i’m making a (mighty life) list

camp mighty life list

November 5th, 2012

In less than two weeks I will be in Palm Springs, California, attending Camp Mighty. It is a three-day retreat, coordinated by the totally awesome Team Mighty. Several months ago my friend, mentor and blogger extraordinaire, Sarah Bryden Brown, suggested that I attend Camp Mighty. And, as I always do what Sarah tells me to, […]


a way to help

a way to help

November 2nd, 2012

Sharing a wonderful post by Mara Kofoed, of A Blog About Love, for those looking to help victims of Hurricane Sandy. Please feel free to add to the list in the comments below. Thank you, and hope you are all doing well!   WAYS TO HELP HURRICANE VICTIMS IN NEW YORK As the days go […]


better late than…

preserving autumn leaves

November 1st, 2012

I hope everyone reading this is safe and sound after the wrath of Sandy. We are still without power in most of our little village, and I am more grateful than ever for my always-thinking husband, who got us a generator after last October‘s freaky storm (what up, October???). When I saw the avalanche of […]